Malcolm McLaren, former manager of The Sex Pistols and legendary impresario of the punk fashion/music movement, died Thursday at age 64, according to multiple reports.

McLaren had fought cancer for some time. His body will be flown from Switzerland home to London, where he’ll be buried in Highgate cemetery.

]]>John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten. The Pistols broke up in 1978 after a U.S. tour and all accused McLaren of mismanagement. The band’s rise and fall was chronicled in Julien Temple’s movie “The Great Rock ‘n’ Roll Swindle.” Farewell, Malcolm. RIP, rock on and thanks for the memories. Say hi to Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen and all the rest of the punks. Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook for the latest celeb news and buzz.

Posted by:Elizabeth Snead